Alimony and Tax Return

Alimony and Tax Return

Alimony is an economic emolument, consisting of a sum of money paid to the weaker spouse (financially weaker) or in the form of financial support for children. Generally speaking, the amount is generally determined by the court, so it is natural to ask whether the alimony should be indicated in the tax return or not.To […]

Divorce. How to quantify the alimony

The Joint Chambers of the Italian Supreme Court have recently established the criteria upon which the allowance has to be quantified in a divorce proceeding (SS. UU. Judgement of July 11, 2018, no. 18287). In order to calculate the divorce allowance referred to in Article 5 of the L. 1 December 1970, n. 898, it is […]

Alimony vs Divorce Allowance

The divorce allowance is the potential obligation of one of the spouses to pay the other one a sum of money, either periodically or in a lump sum, determined by the Court on the basis of legal criteria, as a legal consequence of the divorce. The legislation of divorce is set forth by Law no. […]

Protests against the bill Pillon

The legislative proposal on shared custody of children in separated couples is called “DDL Pillon” and it is inspired by the principle of “perfect double-parenthood” and wants to replace the previous law on joint custody (Law no. 54/2006). The text, widely discussed and debated, cancels the alimony, provides for double domicile of the child and […]

Family Home assigned to the former spouse with daughter studying in another city.

Italian Supreme Court has confirmed the legitimacy of its decision about the assignment of family house to the former spouse who lives with the daughter who studies in another city which has maintained a strong connection with the place of residence.  In such case, the daughter was not economically independent. Then, Italian Court has recognised […]